GMO 101by nongmolaurie | created - 25 Mar 2014 | updated - 14 Nov 2016 | Public
The movies everyone should watch to understand what is going on with our food supply and Genetically Engineered crops in the USA and other countries.
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1. Bitter Seeds (2011)
88 min | Documentary
India has more farmers than any country in the world, and they are in a crisis that is unprecedented in human history. Every 30 minutes a farmer in India kills himself in despair. In a ... See full summary »
Micha Peled is the producer/director of this film that covers the issues with Bt-cotton and what it is doing to the farmers in India and their families. http://www.itvs.org/films/bitter-seeds
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary
When the US government ignored repeated warnings by its own scientists and allowed untested genetically modified (GM) crops into our environment and food supply, it was a gamble of ... See full summary »
4. GMO OMG (2013)
90 min | Documentary
Today in the United States, by the simple acts of feeding ourselves, we are unwittingly participating in the largest experiment ever conducted on human beings. Each of us unknowingly ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,347 | Gross: $0.04M
5. The Future of Food (2004)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary
THE FUTURE OF FOOD offers an in-depth investigation into the disturbing truth behind the unlabeled, patented, genetically engineered foods that have quietly filled grocery store shelves for the past decade.
Votes: 1,365 | Gross: $0.08M
6. King Corn (2007)
Unrated | 88 min | Documentary
King Corn is a feature documentary about two friends, one acre of corn, and the subsidized crop that drives our fast-food nation. In King Corn, Ian Cheney and Curt Ellis, best friends from ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,885 | Gross: $0.08M
7. The World According to Monsanto (2008 TV Movie)
108 min | Documentary
You do not have to believe that God exists, but you will after this movie know that the devil poster! Monsanto is the largest global company that produces agricultural products: pesticides,... See full summary »
9. Food Matters (2008)
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary
Food Matters examines how the food we eat can help or hurt our health. Nutritionists, naturopaths, doctors, and journalists weigh in on such topics as organic food, food safety, raw foodism, and nutritional therapy.
10. Fresh (I) (2009)
Not Rated | 72 min | Documentary, News
There are still efficient ways to produce healthy fresh organic food in a time where most food is being mass produced by corporations in less than hygienic ways. Country farmers and urban farmers explain.
12. The Beautiful Truth (2008)
Not Rated | 92 min | Documentary
A troubled 15-year-old boy attempting to cope with the recent death of his mother sets out to research Dr. Max Gerson's claims of a diet that can cure cancer as his first assignment for ... See full summary »
13. Big River (2010)
27 min | Documentary, Adventure
Ian Cheney and Curt Ellis have traded their combine for a canoe, and they're setting out to uncover the ecological consequences their little acre of corn sent into the 'Big River' ... See full summary »
Director: Curt Ellis
From the two young men who brought us "King Corn". Now they are checking out what happened downstream from their GE Corn Crop. Their findings are pretty scary.
14. Chow Down (2010)
Not Rated | 73 min | Documentary
Root for Charles, John and Garnet as they try to buck the system of pills and procedures and outfox their heart disease and diabetes. When their doctors inform them they can't get better, ... See full summary »
15. Percy Schmeiser - David versus Monsanto (2009)
Not Rated | 65 min | Documentary, Thriller
When a massive biotech company tries to sue a farmer because some of their genetically modified seeds have blown into his backyard, a fight is on between big business and the little guy about who owns nature.
16. Death on a Factory Farm (2009 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 83 min | Documentary
Death on a Factory Farm follows the undercover investigation of Wiles Hog Farm by the animal rights group: The Humane Farming Association (HFA), and the resulting court case against it. The... See full summary »
18. Farmageddon (2011)
Unrated | 86 min | Documentary, News
Farmageddon is the story of a mom whose son healed from all allergies and asthma after consuming raw milk, and real food from farms. It depicts people all over the country who formed food ... See full summary »
Votes: 528 | Gross: $0.06M
19. Fast Food Nation (2006)
R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An ensemble piece examining the health risks involved in the fast food industry and its environmental and social consequences as well.
Votes: 22,562 | Gross: $1.00M
20. Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead (2010)
Not Rated | 97 min | Documentary
100 pounds overweight, loaded up on steroids and suffering from a debilitating autoimmune disease, Joe Cross is at the end of his rope and the end of his hope. In the mirror he saw a 310lb ... See full summary »
22. Food Beware: The French Organic Revolution (2008)
TV-G | 112 min | Documentary
For the first time ever, our children are growing up less healthy than we are. As the rate of cancer, infertility and other illnesses linked to environmental factors climbs upward each year, we must ask ourselves: why is this happening?
Votes: 147 | Gross: $0.00M
23. Food Fight (2008)
Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary
A fascinating look at how American agricultural policy and food culture developed in the 20th century, and how the California food movement rebelled against big agribusiness to launch the local organic food movement.
24. Forks Over Knives (2011)
PG | 90 min | Documentary
Examines the profound claim that most, if not all, of the degenerative diseases that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting our present menu of animal-based and processed foods.
25. Frankensteer (2005 Video)
45 min | Documentary
FRANKENSTEER is a disturbing yet compelling documentary that reveals how the ordinary cow is being transformed into an antibiotic dependent, hormone-laced potential carrier of toxic bacteria, all in the name of cheaper food.
26. Hungry for Change (2012)
Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary
HUNGRY FOR CHANGE exposes shocking secrets the diet, weight loss and food industries don't want you to know about deceptive strategies designed to keep you coming back for more. Find out ... See full summary »
27. Ingredients (2009)
Not Rated | 73 min | Documentary
American food is in a state of crisis. Obesity and diabetes are on the rise, food costs are skyrocketing, family farms are in decline and our agricultural environment is in jeopardy. ... See full summary »
28. Michael Clayton (2007)
R | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A law firm brings in its "fixer" to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multibillion-dollar class action suit.
Votes: 148,812 | Gross: $49.03M
29. Nourish: Food + Community (2009)
Not Rated | 27 min | Documentary, Short
Nourish traces our relationship to food from a global perspective to personal action steps, illustrating connections to health, climate change, and social justice, and celebrating the role of good food in creating a sustainable future.
Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, Drama
QUEEN OF THE SUN: What Are the Bees Telling Us? is a profound, alternative look at the global bee crisis from Taggart Siegel, director of THE REAL DIRT ON FARMER JOHN. Taking us on a ... See full summary »
31. The Real Dirt on Farmer John (2005)
Not Rated | 82 min | Documentary
The epic tale of a maverick Midwestern farmer. Castigated as a pariah in his community, Farmer John bravely transforms his farm amidst a failing economy, vicious rumors, and arson. He ... See full summary »
Votes: 596 | Gross: $0.01M
32. Seeds of Death: Unveiling the Lies of GMOs (2012)
90 min | Documentary, History, News
This film exposes the dangers of genetically modified foods and features leading scientists, physicians, professors, attorneys and activists. You'll see the corruption surrounding GMOs and the deception being perpetrated against the world.
33. Super Size Me (2004)
PG | 100 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama
While examining the influence of the fast food industry, Morgan Spurlock personally explores the consequences on his health of a diet of solely McDonald's food for one month.
Votes: 95,727 | Gross: $11.53M
34. Vanishing of the Bees (2009)
Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary, History
This documentary takes a piercing investigative look at the economic, political and ecological implications of the worldwide disappearance of the honeybee. The film examines our current ... See full summary »
35. Vegucated (2011)
Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary, Comedy
Vegucated is a guerrilla-style documentary that follows three meat- and cheese-loving New Yorkers who agree to adopt a vegan diet for six weeks and learn what it's all about.
36. War on Health, FDA's Cult of Tyranny (2012)
98 min | Documentary, News
The film War on Health, explores the position of the FDA and it's role in the current medical paradigm, the current health crisis, and looks at possibilities for a healthier, more holistic ... See full summary »
37. What's on Your Plate? (2009)
Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary
WHAT'S ON YOUR PLATE is a witty and provocative documentary about kids and food politics. Filmed over the course of one year, the film follows two eleven-year-old African-American city kids... See full summary »
38. Sustainable Table: What's on Your Plate? (2006)
52 min | Documentary
Over nine months, Mischa Hedges and Digital Sense Productions traveled the west coast to learn more about our food system. During production, he found that the standard methods of producing... See full summary »
41. The Idiot Cycle (2009)
Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary
The Idiot Cycle investigates six major chemical companies not only responsible for decades of cancer causing chemicals, but who also profit from cancer treatments.
42. Dying to Have Known (2006)
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary
Master filmmaker Steve Kroschel, intrigued by a stunning statement from his last documentary, sets out to find hard evidence of the effectiveness of the Gerson Therapy, a long-suppressed ... See full summary »
43. The Gerson Miracle (2004)
Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary
In 1928, Dr. Max Gerson, a German-Jewish researcher, stumbled upon a therapy that claims to have cured tens of thousands of people worldwide since then, including patients's previously ... See full summary »
44. Planeat (2010)
Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary, Biography
The story of three men's life-long search for a diet which is good for our health, the environment and the future of our planet - showcasing some of the best food you have ever seen.
45. Food Stamped (2010)
TV-G | 60 min | Documentary, News
Food Stamped is an informative and humorous documentary film following a couple as they attempt to eat a healthy, well-balanced diet on a food stamp budget. Nutrition educator Shira Potash ... See full summary »
46. A Place at the Table (2012)
PG | 84 min | Documentary
A documentary that investigates incidents of hunger experienced by millions of Americans, and proposed solutions to the problem.
Votes: 1,060 | Gross: $0.23M
48. May I Be Frank (2010)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy
Frank Ferrante is 54, weighs 290lbs., had a lifetime of drug & alcohol abuse and as a result contracted Hepatitis-C. He's on multiple medications including anti-depressants, undergoing ... See full summary »
49. In Organic We Trust (2012)
Not Rated | 82 min | Documentary